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Hickory Tussock Moth caterpillar

Lophocampa caryae

Description:

Hairy caterpillar, mainly white, with black spines.

Habitat:

Woodland

Notes:

Knight Island, Lake Champlain

1 Comment

KateBraun
KateBraun 5 years ago

Thanks for the ID, ForestDragon.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 years ago

The black "spines" are actually long hairs called lashes. :-) Nice photo!

KateBraun
Spotted by
KateBraun

Vermont, USA

Lat: 44.81, Long: -73.26

Spotted on Aug 26, 2014
Submitted on Sep 30, 2014

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